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Mississippi CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 2,573,216
State Capital: Jackson

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 2497 405393 43851007 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 154 25499 1648269 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 5 14 10865 lbs
Wheat 697 155049 6547211 bu
Oats 48 1544 72842 bu
Rice 530 234244 13330366 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3851 1964202 59370926 bu
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 8 67 732 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 19 497 X
Bahia Grass Seed 9 164 25600 lbs
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Ryegrass Seed 7 205 45300 lbs
Other Seeds 2 D D
Total Hay* 13999 648809 1486117 tons, dry
Tame Hay 10517 469646 1160675 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4145 170620 310856 tons dry
Grass Silage 186 8543 43745 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 271 24202 284029 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 24 1009 10922 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 1 D  
Green Lima Beans 43 731  
Snap Beans 121 713  
Beets 6 1  
Broccoli 7 3  
Head Cabbage 28 82  
Cantaloups 23 25  
Collards 33 138  
Green Cowpeas 151 607  
Cucumbers and Pickles 34 96  
Eggplant 9 4  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 6 13  
Mustard Greens 54 186  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Green Onions 8 3  
Okra 83 50  
Green Peas 38 66  
Hot Peppers 17 4  
Sweet Peppers 21 36  
Pimientos 2 D  
Potatoes 25 61 3167 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 68 8835 1875843 bu
Pumpkins 23 170  
Squash 54 407  
Sweet Corn 183 382  
Tomatoes 110 127  
Turnips 32 108  
Turnip Greens 50 129  
Mixed Vegetables 12 207  
Watermelons 243 2823  
Other Vegetables 15 136  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 158 240 28490 trees
Apricots 2 D D
Cherries, Total 4 1 19 trees
Figs 42 17 651
Grapes 165 676 227001 trees
Nectarines 4 24 4501 trees
Peaches 198 753 70598 trees
Pears 63 51 4523 trees
Persimmons 6 20 1257
Plums and Prunes 45 27 1839
Peanuts 62 3003 7616224 lbs
Pecans 714 11525 212276 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 27 64 4703
Blackberries 26 20 24788 lbs
Tame Blueberries 220 1238 2648972 lbs
Raspberries 3 Z D
Strawberries 11 25 142830 lbs
Other Berries 5 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 1701 966443 1714762 bales
Other 11 434 X
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 476 4417615 6343 35366
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 149 X 2768 X
Floriculture Crops 185 3518097 209 18823
Bedding and Garden Plants 122 2164618 125 12443
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 19 118770 18 340
Foliage Plants 61 499885 55 1827
Potted Flowering Plants 54 734824 11 4213
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 8 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 106 X 1122 767
Nursery Crops 105 409839 622 6843
Sod Harvested 54 X 3871 6755
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 8 34400 D 129
Greenhouse Vegetables 43 331883 X 802
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 46 119956 474 1217

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.